20 Apr 2020
Almost seven in ten workers feel they are either more productive or equally productive working from home, but many fear that their employers will probably want to return to the status quo once the pandemic is over.
17 Apr 2020
The mass move to working from home has exposed gaping holes in companies' cyber security risk management, new research has warned.
08 Jun 2016
Managers don’t have any role in creating a sense of meaningfulness at work, new research suggests. But bad management can certainly destroy it.
18 Feb 2016
Doing what right - as opposed to what's profitable - isn’t always easy. What’s more, new research has found, ethical behaviour can also have an ugly flip-side.
13 Jan 2016
The oil companies have had to take out loans, slash investment and sell assets to deal with the plunge in the price of oil. At the same time, shareholder payouts have been maintained. But for how long?
04 Dec 2015
The potential merger of Pfizer and Allergan might create the world's largest pharmaceutical company, but it will also make Pfizer the biggest tax deserter in U.S. history.
24 Nov 2015
“France is at war,” President Francois Hollande declared last week after the attacks on Paris. But declaring war is just the start. War requires a a 'war effort', and that raises a host of other questions.
22 Oct 2015
Organisations throw billions at leadership development but as a new study highlights, they still seem unable to develop better leaders.
06 Oct 2015
Public companies in the world’s leading economies earn an increasing proportion of their revenues from outside their home countries. But does their leadership reflect this global reality?
23 Sep 2015
Confident statements from managers can distort the judgement of auditors and lead them to accept explanations at face value, new research has found.
22 Sep 2015
Oil prices today are at the same level as they were in 2009 during the financial crisis. So what are the causes of this collapse - and what might the consequences be?
08 Sep 2015
Agile methodology has the potential to help the entire business culture adapt to uncertainty rather than fight and resist change. But when Agile values collide with traditional management, tension can erupt.
25 Aug 2015
Those who try to innovate the most often don’t reap any benefit from their efforts, even when circumstances seem to be at their most optimal.
30 Jul 2015
Under-confident negotiators achieve a successful outcome in just one in five of the negotiations they’re involved in, new research has found.
20 Jul 2015
Business ethics mean different things to different people. So understanding the different characteristics of the various generations in the workplace is a fundamental part of building a culture founded on ethical values.
13 May 2015
Hunger is a daily reality for more than one in 10 of the world’s population. And as the population continues to climb, feeding the world ceases to be a humanitarian or economic imperative or even a question of ‘food security’. It becomes a question of survival.
29 Apr 2015
Over the past decade, the balance between the ‘old’ industrial world and emerging economies has shifted dramatically. But with an economic slow-down beginning to affect many emerging countries, is the pendulum now swinging back the other way?
23 Mar 2015
If you think that that aggressive, competitive behaviour is the way to get ahead, think again. Because according to new research, a hostile-dominant personality increases the risk of heart disease and could shorten your life.
09 Mar 2015
When currency wars break out, business gets caught in the crossfire. But the impact of monetary policy can work both ways. So the more businesses leaders are aware of the implications, the more effectively they can plan and react.
06 Mar 2015
It’s symptomatic of the economic and political tensions emerging across the globe that borders are regaining their importance and protectionist policies are starting to reappear. As a result, businesses need to navigate international markets that are becoming ever more regulated.